What is a Primary Source?
A PRIMARY SOURCE is written BY THE AUTHOR.
This is the original work (the book, the poem, the play...etc.) that the author wrote himself or herself.
- See instructions below for how to find primary sources in
- Books (using the library catalog)
Find Primary Source Books
Search the Library Catalog
to find primary source books by your author
1. To find books by your author, search by AUTHOR'S LAST NAME:
2. Click on author's name:
3. The list of results are primary sources written BY your author :